Definition Of benefit


a payment or gift made by an employer, the state, or an insurance company.

welfare benefits

a public performance or other entertainment of which the proceeds go to a particular charitable cause.

His daughter presents a one-off tribute to her dad in a benefit gig for multiple-sclerosis charities.

an advantage or profit gained from something.

tenants bought their houses with the benefit of a discount

receive an advantage; profit.

the areas would benefit from regeneration

receive an advantage; profit; gain.

areas that would benefit from regeneration

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Example Of benefit

  • benefit claim

  • a benefit gig

  • A side advantage is that your skin will also benefit from the added hydration.

  • A win in their very first Division One match is a fine achievement, even if it was with the benefit of a vociferous and passionate home crowd.

  • All of the changes in the forthcoming Bill will benefit workers, irrespective of their current circumstances.

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